Welcome to the Action for Blind People website

Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach, providing practical help and support to blind and partially sighted people of all ages. We listen, we understand, we act.

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It's time for the Spring Raffle!

You could be the winner of a fantastic top prize - a Saga 16 night all-inclusive Baltic cruise for two or £7,000 cash! What are you waiting for?

Play the Action Raffle

World’s first tablet for the blind

BLITAB homepage

BLITAB is a Braille device that allows users to upload text files, such as novels, using a USB stick.

Read about the new tablet

Action Matters

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Action Matters, our twice yearly update, is back with some of our highlights from the last six months.

Read the January 2015 update
  • Your community

    Read our blogs, find local news and events, read reviews from visually impaired people and register with the website to sign up to Action Connect and get in touch with like-minded people.
    Visit Your community

  • Our services

    Whether you have just been diagnosed or have a long-term eye condition we offer a range of services to help with living with sight loss.
    Find out more about our services

Sign up for our Action Email Newsletter

Sign up for our free eNewsletter and get a concise view of what's going on at Action and within the community. You will also find out about offers and competitions before they hit our website.

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Where to get help

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If you need help and advice or further information about our services then please contact your local Action team to speak with someone who can help.

Contact your local Action team


Get involved

There are many ways you can work with us to support blind and partially sighted people.

Make a donation

Leave a legacy

Choose an appeal

Fundraise for Action

Volunteer with us

Join Action Connect

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Register with the site for free and access more features including user participation groups and Action Connect.

Register with the site


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